Game Day Finger Foods for Your Football Crew

Italian Stuffed Sandwich ~ Toss it together the night before and chill
Italian Stuffed Sandwich ~ Toss it together the night before and chill

We are ready for a crowd! Yes, our team is in the Super Bowl this year, Go Hawks! But every year this event calls for a big spread and it seems time is always limited.  A few pitchers of cocktails, delicious finger foods and great company is all we need, so let’s simplify the menu and get down to business in the kitchen.

Italian Stuffed Sandwich by  Entertaining a crowd doesn’t have to be difficult.  There are many tips and tricks to relaxing and enjoying your guests and still presenting beautiful and delicious cuisine for them to enjoy.  One tip?  Preparing as many appetizers ahead of time as possible.  These Italian Stuffed Sandwiches are loaded with flavor and can be tossed together and chilled the evening before.

Shopping List

  • Italian Bread Loaf
  • Canola Oil
  • Chopped pimiento stuffed olives
  • fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • dried oregano
  • pepper
  • crushed red pepper flakes
  • lemon juice
  • minced garlic
  • salami
  • mozzarella cheese
  • roasted red pepper
  • pepperoni  Recipe and Method here
Perfect Appetizer ~ Sticky Chicken
Perfect Appetizer ~ Sticky Chicken

Sticky Chicken by Rosellyn.  This is a delicious and simple dish to prepare. Since it is in the oven for 90 minutes cooking to perfection, your time is free to either work on another appetizer, or kick back and sip a cocktail or three.

Shopping List

  • 3 to 5 pounds of bone in chicken legs, thighs or wings
  • ketchup
  • brown sugar
  • soy sauce
  • garlic powder
  • scallions
  • toasted sesame seeds
  • Full Recipe and Method here.
The ultimate Super Bowl Fav ~ The Bloody Mary
The ultimate Super Bowl Fav ~ The Bloody Mary

Both dishes above are delicious and strong in flavor, so I would pair them with a cocktail with an equally strong bite.  Our first cocktail on game day, is always a killer Bloody Mary, so that is how I am ending this piece.  Follow the links below for a few tasty appetizers and a killer cocktail two.  Enjoy!

Game Day Menu and a Killer cocktail 

Game Day Appetizers and Finger Foods

Playoff Weekend Margaritas

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